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World-class education anytime, anywhere

Arizona State University uses advanced technology and a robust interface for online courses. Our prominent faculty and instructional designers build interactive courses with everything you need in one place. Most courses are asynchronous, which means there are no set log-in times. You can enroll in fall, spring and summer classes.
As a student, you receive a direct connection to dynamic and immersive media from our experts.

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Online class technology and flexibility

Canvas is a web-based course management system that creates engaging and meaningful learning experiences.

  • A discussion forum facilitates communication with peers.
  • Canvas’ calendar feature populates all class assignments.
  • Course modules unify content into structural components.
  • Instructors can easily give feedback on assignments.

How online courses work

Our online classes take place in Canvas, an industry-leading learning management platform. You’ll have access to a discussion forum, calendar, course modules, technical support and more. You can get a glimpse into what it’s like being in an online course with our course tour video.
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On your schedule, but not alone

College is about connection and community. That’s why our online courses include a number of interactive activities to enable media-rich discussions, authentic assessments and personalized feedback.
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Collaborate with peers

In ASU Online courses, you can interact and collaborate with your peers through discussion boards, Slack channels, virtual meetings and more. This facilitates active learning and shared knowledge.
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Receive feedback from faculty

ASU Online offers a rich, engaging learning experience with dedicated faculty. Faculty members provide responsive feedback and answer questions in community forums, discussion boards and virtual office hours.
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Engage with course content

Our classes are designed with advanced technology, high-quality media and prominent faculty to promote engagement. From at-home labs to virtual simulations, you’ll constantly be immersed in your courses.

Learning like never before

As an online student at ASU, your courses will go beyond textbooks and lectures to include innovative new learning technologies designed to promote student engagement and success. You can access personalized coursework in adaptive learning classes, complete interactive virtual labs, problem solve in immersive virtual worlds and more depending on your program.

Find classes in the course catalog

You can browse an array of online courses with ASU’s course catalog. Determine subjects that interest you or search for required courses in your program of choice.
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FAQ about online courses

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Are online students required to purchase textbooks or are all class materials online?

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